By Alan Morgan/chief executive officer of the National Rural Health Association Many rural hospitals are struggling to keep their doors open in the face of rising costs. Fifty-eight have closed since 2010 and many more may follow if the pharmaceutical industry gets its way and dismantles a little-known federal drug discount program called 340B. Congress […]
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Two weeks ago, 196 people who typically don’t frequent the Elkin Theatre piled in on a Wednesday night for an encore screening of “War Room.” During its first run at the Aberdeen movie theater weeks before, it attracted upwards of 400 moviegoers for the weekend. Typically, bigger Hollywood blockbusters can bring in bigger crowds to […]
A Catch 22 of social media is that no matter how insignificant a talking point can seem in a world’s worth of oppression, global conflicts and people going hungry and homeless, there are thousands of others quick to retweet, share or post about that insignificant something as well. The latest such case blazing across the […]
There has always been something cool and flashy looking about having a time piece on our wrists. From having choices between digital Casio calculators and Mickey Mouse arms pointing at the hour and minute on them, pining for a watch at Christmastime seemed like a simple grown-up request. Back in younger days, there really wasn’t […]
There are two calendar holidays when veterans truly get their due reverence – Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Even though Independence Day is set aside to celebrate our nation’s independence from England by modern ways of grilled hot dogs and fireworks, it’s the servicemen and women who have continued our forefather’s fight to maintain that […]
One of the advantages of working for the newspaper is coming in contact with lots of people. While trying to track down people and write articles on breast cancer is not a fun thing, the people I have met have made a lasting impression on me. This year, it has been my privilege to interview […]
“There’s nobody I’d vote for.” “I could care less.” “There’s an election this year???” These are the types of phrases that could make any fallen forefather, U.S. soldier or civil rights champion turn over in his or her grave. Tuesday marks another state and county general election – a date that comes once every four […]
It doesn’t matter how many years in a row you watch them and no matter how you can quote Halloween cartoon specials verbatim; they’re always going to be a special and pleasant childhood reminder that the holidays are officially here. Regardless if you lean more towards trick-or-treating or trunks and treats, autumn or All Hallow’s […]
By Kirk Cassidy If you’re 10 years out from when you expect to retire, then now is the time to get serious about a retirement plan, says Kirk Cassidy, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) who emphasizes the importance of the holistic approach to personal finances. “No matter what stage you’re in, there’s never a bad […]
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